Posts with the category “thrive”
Teaching our kids to love Scripture
May 26th, 2020
Author: Wesley Jank "Dad…" His soft voice trembled, I lowered the book and looked into his brown eyes. "Yeah, what's up?" I asked. His eyes darted to the ground, "Dad, I just wanted to say…" he paused...
Hit the Pause Button
May 19th, 2020
Relationships, work, ministry, studies, fun activities, and events - all these things call for our attention. Sometimes, we get so wrapped up in doing what we deem important to the point of ignoring t...
Thriving while in Prison
May 12th, 2020
Over the last couple of weeks, I spent some time reviewing how some disciples handled stressful situations. As I looked at the situation Paul and Silas were in, the word “thriving” came to my mind. ...
Finding Joy in Hard Times
May 5th, 2020
The world has gone through some incredible changes over the last few months. The Virus. The economic shutdown. The social distancing. These are troubling times. Anxiety has gripped the nations as we (...
How to be Missional (without leaving your neighborhood)
April 28th, 2020
"And the Word became flesh and moved into a neighborhood." ~ The Message | Every one of us is a member of a neighborhood or community. But hold on, this is where things get interesting: God's plan for...
April 24th, 2020
Do you long for everything to go back to normal? Are you ready to go back to the workplace? Do you want your kids back in school? Are you ready to be with people? Many people feel as though their live...
April 17th, 2020
"The international airport is canceling all flights, leave now or be prepared to stay.” This news came out in March, a little over a week into our stay-at-home order here in Paraguay, and we had alrea...
Just surviving or thriving?
April 15th, 2020
The evidence of thriving individuals can be seen in the home, in the community’s education, economic development, government, and social structures. However, thriving does not depend on the external o...
3 truths to remember during COVID-19
April 6th, 2020
It's been a crazy couple of months, hasn't it? Covid-19 is sweeping across the nation and entire states are going into lockdown. These are uncertain times but despite that we have access to certain pe...